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presidency? we'll take a look in business news. >>> welcome back to now decision 2012. both president obama and mitt romney are back on the campaign trail talking to voters less than 24 hours after the first presidential debate of this campaign. nbc's danielle leigh is in washington with how political advisers say last night's debate could affect today's conversations. >> reporter: republican mitt romney may have secured exactly what he needed out of this first presidential debate, a fresh look for undecided voters. >> he laid out a very clear choice and a big choice. that's what this election is about. >> reporter: the candidates sparred on key issues this election, taxes, job growth and medicare. >> i'd rather have a private plan. i'd just as soon not have the government telling me what kind of health care i can have. >> every study has shown that medicare has lowered administrative costs than private insurance does which is why seniors are generally pretty happy with it. and private insurers have to make a profit. >> reporter: even advisers to president obama admit romney did well. >> i
in with you. >>> still ahead at 11:00, mitt romney and president obama meet face-to-face for the first time in five years. what's at stake for the candidates heading into the first presidential debate of the campaign. >>> i'm bob redell. we are live in san francisco. just hours away from the first day of competition of america's cup world series. we will catch up with one of the competitors here at pier 32. >>> the leader at hp says it will take a lot longer to turn it around. we will have a look at this in business. >>> to decision 2012 now. about seven hours from now, mitt romney gets his chance to tell president obama what he has been saying in tv ads and speeches. the economy is getting worse. the president confronts romney if he has written off 47% of america to get richer. the debate happens tonight in denver. tracie potts has the preview. >> reporter: president obama on the right and mitt romney on the left. questions about taxes and health care. the bar is high for the president and predicts romney's aggressiveness is not a fun balance. >> he has the facts. he drills you. he is tena
% for the first time in nearly four years. that's good news for job seekers but also for president obama trying to maintain his lead in the polls and recover from a weak debate against mitt romney. danielle lee has what the numbers mean. >> reporter: the unemployment rate delivered president obama a preelection gift. the number of people without jobs fell to 7.8%, marking the first time it's been below 8% during obama's presidency. >> there's still that willingness for all of us to see that more people are put back to work, but in this particular report, i'm happy to see we see a continued growth. >> reporter: employers added 114,000 jobs in september and 86,000 jobs that hadn't been accounted for in july and august. the numbers shocked analysts who predicted the rate would stay around 8% and possibly grow. >> this is a big report. >> reporter: presint obama called the september report proof the economy is improving under his policies. >> we made too much progress to return to the policies that led to the crisis in the first place. i can't allow that to happen. >> reporter: mitt romney continue
area for president barack obama. i'm bob redell. that story, coming up. >>> and this one is a killer contest. a man downs dozens of live roaches and worms, sadly dies soon after. why he ate all these insects. >>> also, a make-or-break moment for the a's and the giants. we'll have a live report on the push to stay in those playoffs. >>> speaking of the playoffs, give you a live shot of the a's home field, over at o.co. are going to need to win three state to keep hope alive. the news at 11:00 starts right now. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. we begin with developing news. just a horrifying scene near an antioch school. a crossing guard and two others seriously hurt when a car rams right into them this morning. this all happened near turner elementary school. and that is where nbc bay area's christie smith joins us live. christie, the question is, what exactly happened out there. >> reporter: well, good morning to you, jon. you know, i've been speaking with witnesses out here this morning, and they describ
. >>> now to decision 2012. president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney are taking the day off to prepare for tomorrow's big showdown. the first of three debates will take place in denver. both the president and romney are running through full rehearsals to fine tune their talking points. as of this morning, president obama has the lead in all nine of the key battle ground states. both campaigns say to him night is important to reach undecided voters. >> it will be a conversation. we will get to describe our views. >> the choice of two paths for this country. it's a choice between two fundamentally different visions for our nation. >> you can watch the debate in its entirety on nbc bay area. the topic is domestic policy. coverage starts wednesday night at 6:00. >>> in a move to save money, milpitas may put the police department on the chopping block. considering outsourcing law enforcement to the santa clara county sheriff's office. it is on the agenda at the meeting tonight which is open to the public. this is all happening at 7:00 p.m. at city hall. >>> another ba
president barack obama making another swing right through the golden state in hopes of raising millions for his campaign. we'll tell you where he'll be and what he'll be doing in the bay area. >>> plus the history making in the central valley this morning. >>> a scientist at ucsf has just won the nobel prize for medicine. coming up, hear from the winner. why some say this could be a major breakthrough for regenerative medicine. >> why facebook is more tempting than sex. we'll have the results of a new study on social media and the urge to check your new speed. >> reporter: good morning. i'm bob redell. i'll take you live to the san mateo coastline for the results of the pumpkin weigh off. >> that pumpkin looks a little peak id. how about that, the city by the bay. it's spectacular. christina loren going to tell us the weather update. your news starts right now. >>> good morning everybody. happy columbus day one and all. happy you can join us, i'm jon kelley. >> i'm marla tellez. decision 2012 is coming the the bay area. modern history in the making. the president is honoring a
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